The Bureau of Land Management has issued a press release announcing the publication of its preliminary environmental assessment (EA) for travel management planning within the 1.5-million acre White River Field Office in northwestern Colorado for public review and comment.

The EA includes four alternatives designating which areas would be open to cross-country motorized and mechanized use, which would be limited to designated routes, and which would be closed to motorized and mechanized vehicles.

Public Meeting

The BLM will host a public open house meeting to provide information and take written comments on the preliminary EA on August 15th, from 5-7 p.m., at the Public Library, 490 Main St, Meeker, CO 81641.


Comments on the preliminary EA are due August 30th. Comments may be emailed to or mailed to Heather Sauls, BLM White River Field Office, 220 East Market St., Meeker, CO 81641.

BLM Press Release

Preliminary EA